Dr. Cindy Blackstock

    First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada Executive Director Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitxsan nation,  joins Indigenous Waves to talk about the recent preliminary motions heard in the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in regards to a case brought by the FNCFCS and the Assembly of First Nations against the Federal … Continue reading

March 4 Justice

    Leo Baskatawang, a graduate student at the University of Manitoba, is marching from Vancouver to Ottawa this summer to raise awareness about the government of Canada’s apparent unwillingness to address critical Aboriginal issues in a timely and effective manner. As part of his demonstration, Baskatawang has chained a copy of the Indian Act … Continue reading

Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation

    Chief Theresa Spence of Attawapiskat First Nation joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the recent Federal court judicial review which declared it was “unreasonable” and “contrary to law” for the Federal government to appoint a third party manager for the First Nation during a housing crisis last fall.   This show originally aired on … Continue reading

Cindy Blackstock & Oshkimaadziig Camp

    Cindy Blackstock, member of the Gitksan Nation and Executive Director for the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, joins Indigenous Waves to discuss the court victory for First Nations children, the human rights complaint against the Canadian federal government on behalf of First Nations children, and the I am a Witness campaign. … Continue reading